Monday, 13 February 2012

Fernand Léger – part 3

This is part 3 of a 5-part post on the works of French artist Fernand Léger (1881 – 1955). Parts 1-3 look at Léger's paintings. Parts 4-5 will look at his lithographic series 'Cirque'. For biographical notes see part 1.


1932 Composition with Three Figures

1935 Maude Dale

1937 Le Coq Noir 
watercolour on paper 32 x 36 cm

1942 Dance

1942 The Divers (Red and Black) 
oil on canvas 127 x 148cm 
© Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York / ADAGP, Paris

1942-44 Acrobats in Grey

1946 Cour de Ferme 
gouache on paper 25 x 35 cm

1950 Builders

1952 Three Sisters

1953 Freedom, I Write your Name 
400 x 300 cm

1954 The Camper

1954 The Dancers 
640 x 510 cm

1954 The Great Parade (definitive state) 
oil on canvas 299 x 400cm 
© 2009 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York/ADAGP, Paris

1954 The Outing in the Country

1954 The Woman and the Flower

1954 Trapeze Artists 
oil on canvas 392 x 373 cm

I'm afraid these earlier works are out of sequence in the posts - they are late additions, but I thought worth including:


1920 The Disks in the City 
oil on canvas

1920 The Tug 
oil on canvas

1921 Women in an Interior 
oil on canvas

1922 Mother and Child 
oil on canvas

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